Mongolia at the 2017 Asian Winter Games

Mongolia is scheduled to compete in the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo and Obihiro, Japan from February 19 to 26.[1][2] Mongolia is scheduled to compete in four sports (seven disciplines).[3] The Mongolian team consists of 46 athletes, six less than the number the country sent to the last games six years ago.[4][5]

Mongolia at the
2017 Asian Winter Games
Flag of Mongolia.svg
IOC codeMGL
NOCMongolian National Olympic Committee
in Sapporo and Obihiro
February 19–26
Competitors46 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Erdenechimeg Barkhuu
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Asian Winter Games appearances

On February 16, 2017 it was announced that biathlete Erdenechimeg Barkhuu would be the country's flagbearer during the parade of nations at the opening ceremony. Barkhuu will become the first biathlete to carry the national flag at an opening ceremony.[6][7]

CompetitorsEdit

The following table lists the Mongolian delegation per sport and gender.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 3 2 5
Biathlon 4 3 7
Cross-country skiing 2 4 6
Freestyle skiing 2 0 2
Ice hockey 18 0 18
Short track speed skating 0 1 1
Speed skating 4 3 7
Total 33 13 46

Alpine skiingEdit

BiathlonEdit

Cross-country skiingEdit

Freestyle skiingEdit

Ice hockeyEdit

Mongolia has entered a men's team. The team will compete in division one.[8][9] Mongolia finished in fourth place (8th place overall) in division 1 of the competition.[10]

Men's tournamentEdit

Mongolia was represented by the following 18 athletes:[11]

Legend: G = Goalie, D = Defense, F = Forward


Rank
Team
Pld W OW OL L GF GA GD Pts
5   Thailand 5 4 1 0 0 36 12 +24 14
6   Chinese Taipei 5 3 1 1 0 34 13 +21 12
7   United Arab Emirates 5 3 0 0 2 29 24 +5 9
8   Mongolia 5 2 0 0 3 25 23 +2 6
9   Hong Kong 5 1 0 1 3 27 27 0 4
10   Singapore 5 0 0 0 5 4 56 –52 0
18 February 2017
19:00
Thailand  5–4
(1–1, 3–1, 1–2)
  MongoliaMikaho Gymnasium
Attendance: 200

20 February 2017
15:30
Mongolia  8–0
(2–0, 4–0, 2–0)
  SingaporeMikaho Gymnasium
Attendance: 240

21 February 2017
19:00
United Arab Emirates  6–3
(3–0, 1–1, 2–2)
  MongoliaMikaho Gymnasium
Attendance: 200

23 February 2017
15:30
Mongolia  8–6
(6–2, 1–2, 1–2)
  Hong KongMikaho Gymnasium
Attendance: 280

25 February 2017
12:00
Mongolia  2–6
(0–1, 1–2, 1–3)
  Chinese TaipeiMikaho Gymnasium
Attendance: 500

Short track speed skatingEdit

Speed skatingEdit

Mongolia's speed skating team consisted of seven athletes (four men and three women). However, only four eventually competed in races.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sapporo 2017". www.ocasia.org/. Olympic Council of Asia. Archived from the original on 11 November 2016. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  2. ^ "OCA welcomes record number of teams, athletes to Sapporo 2017". www.ocasia.org/. Olympic Council of Asia. 17 February 2017. Archived from the original on 19 August 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  3. ^ "2017 Sapporo AWG sport entries by NOC". www.sapporo2017.org. 8th Sapporo Asian Winter Games Organizing Committee. 16 December 2016. Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  4. ^ "ҮШБ-ийн захирал Ч.Насантогтохыг "Саппоро-2017"-д багийн ахлагчаар томиллоо" [Director Ch.Nasantogtokhyg "Sapporo-2017" have made in the captain]. www.olympic.mn/ (in Mongolian). Mongolian National Olympic Committee. 24 January 2017. Retrieved 13 February 2017.
  5. ^ "АЗИЙН ӨВЛИЙН НААДАМД МАНАЙ УЛСЫН 42 ТАМИРЧИН ОРОЛЦОНО" [Asian Winter Games Involved 42 athletes of our country]. www.dnn.mn/ (in Mongolian). Daily News Mongolia. 15 February 2017. Retrieved 15 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Sapporo-2017 Farewell Ceremony in Ulaanbaatar, MGL". www.aroundtherings.com/. Around the Rings. 16 February 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  7. ^ Baatar, Tungalag (17 February 2017). "Farewell ceremony for Mongolian 2017 Sapporo team takes place". UB Post. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Entry list for hockey at the 2017 Asian Winter Games". www.nationalteamsoficehockey.com/. National Teams of Ice hockey. 3 December 2016. Retrieved 3 December 2016.
  9. ^ Morgan, Liam (4 January 2017). "Sapporo 2017 confirm entrants in men's and women's ice hockey tournaments". www.insidethegames.biz/. Dunsar Media Ltd. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Ice hockey Men's Division I Tournament Progress" (PDF). www.info.sapporo2017.org/. Sapporo Organizing Committee for the 2017 Asian Winter Games. 25 February 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2017. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  11. ^ "Team Rosters - Men's Division I" (PDF). Sapporo Organizing Committee for the 2017 Asian Winter Games. 22 February 2017. Retrieved 23 February 2017.